Michigan Statewide Assistive Device Demonstration for people with disabilities

Michigan Disability Rights Coalition has fully launched our device demonstration program. Funded by the federal AT Act, this program allows for demonstration of AT (assistive technology) for anyone in Michigan with a disability including older adults with disabilities. Please share this flyer and offering widely–we are doing device demonstrations virtually right now, with devices shipped to people’s […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility for People with Disabilities

Michigan Expanding Access to Safe, Effective COVID-19 Vaccine to Michiganders Ages 16 and Older with Medical Conditions, Disabilities Starting March 22 All Michiganders age 16 and up to become eligible on April 5 Please click on the flyer link below for more information   COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility for People with Disabilities

Hiring and Managing Direct Care Workers

This is a guide to hiring and managing the workers who provide the services and supports paid for the community mental health agency (CMH). When you choose to direct your services and supports, you hire your own workers. Your workers help you with your goals from the person-centered planning process. Click on the guide below! […]

Gatherings and Face Mask Order

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) released the Gatherings and Face Mask Order under MCL 333.2253 effective November 18, 2020, that addresses concerns about the rising number of COVID-19 cases, gatherings, and wearing of face masks. This order was extended on December 7 and was issued to protect vulnerable individuals, ensure the […]

Be Counted!

The Arc is excited to share new resources to support people with disabilities and beyond in understanding what the census is, why it’s important for people with disabilities, and how to complete it. The census helps to direct billions annually in federal funding. Census data is used by businesses, governments, and civic organizations to inform […]